They Stopped Me

They stopped me. I walked into my colleagues office first thing in the morning just to role play. It’s crazy how I’m 7 years into my profession and I have to role play because as a black woman from the South Bronx, I may come across as too forward, ghetto or as the ANGRY BLACK…

You lost me at ivy league isn’t for everyone

I stayed late tonight to assist with our open house. Families had not arrived yet so I engaged in conversation with my colleagues. I noticed one of my students helping to place the books back on the bookshelf and I invited her to join our conversation. I spoke of how hard this student works and…

I’m Human.

I feel like such a hypocrite as I put together the workshop on suicide prevention for my nonprofit. I was asked before whether or not I had thoughts of suicide. Each time I was asked this my answer was always “no” After watching a Ted Talk done by someone who attempted suicide I realized I…